Director Institutional Effectiveness and Document Management

  • Louisiana Tech University, Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning Office
  • Ruston, LA, USA
  • Jul 06, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors Institutional Research & Planning Other Executive

Job Description


Louisiana Tech University is seeking to fill the 12-month, full-time, on-site position of Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Document Management. The Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Document Management reports to the Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning.  This position is responsible for oversite of program assessment, accreditation, and licensure/certification as well as reporting, document management, and report writing/editing for various state and federal agencies.

 Job Duties

  • Provides oversight, educational training, review, and written summaries of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) efforts including academic and non-academic IE Audits, GER Assessment, and Non-Accredited Program reviews.
  • Assists with documentation and organization of the Quality Enhancement Plan.
  • Provides data to programs related to accreditation needs and reviews program accreditation reports as necessary.
  • Provides data to various state and federal entities (e.g., NC-SARA).
  • Maintains the Licensure/Certification and Student Achievement Websites.
  • Collects, organizes, links, and posts documents for reporting purposes.
  • Assists with SACSCOC report writing, editing, and document management.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in higher education or a related field.
  • Have technical writing experience.
  • Possess excellent computer skills and proficiency with MS Excel.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills.
  • Have highly developed organizational skills.
  • Have experience in prioritizing multiple and varied projects and initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education or a related field.
  • Experience with accreditation and assessment.


Salary is commensurate with experience and degree level.

Application Details

Application Process

Applicants must attach 1) a cover letter outlining relevant experience in relation to its applicability to this position, 2) a current resume’ which includes a chronology of employment, 3) the names, telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references, one of whom was a supervisor within the last five years, and 4) an unofficial academic transcript from the school from which highest degree was earned. Examples of technical writing may be requested in the final stages of the interview process.

Incomplete applications will not receive consideration. 


For questions, contact Dr. Sheryl Shoemaker, Associate Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, and Planning at

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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Application Deadline

Application will remain open until filled.